George School has joined an exclusive club in the world of ceramic arts, as one of only a handful of educational institutions with its own wood-fired kiln. Construction of the kiln was completed earlier this year; however, the inaugural fire was not lit until October as part of the festivities of Harvest Weekend.
For five decades Meredith Monk ’60 has paved her own path in the art world, creating wordless vocal masterpieces, which have graced stages in New York and internationally. Her compositions have recently earned her one of the most prestigious honors an artist can receive, the Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize.
David Pica, an actor with The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre, spent a week on campus teaching students how to see Shakespeare’s works the way they were meant to be, on the stage.
On Saturday, October 21, 2017, parents were invited to listen to the annual address by Head of School Sam Houser as part of the Parents Visiting Day activities.
The one-hundredth anniversary of Miriam Knowles’ death will be commemorated in Yardley, Pennsylvania on Sunday, November 12, 2017. Miriam was a Class of 1908 graduate of George School who died in service to the United States during World War I.
The George School varsity boys’ soccer team defeated the number one seeded Germantown Friends School on Saturday, October 28, 2017 to advance to the Friends Schools League championship game. It was a great team effort that ended with a penalty
Students from Carter Sio’s ’76 woodworking classes had a front row seat as wood from trees, felled due to natural causes or damaged in storms, were milled on campus.
George School upset Moorestown Friends School 1-0 in the first round of the Friends Schools League varsity boys’ soccer playoffs Thursday, October 26, 2017.